The Light, Darkly

In light of all that has yet to leave
I cast my tired and withered shroud
Above the land of distraction’s sun
Lit darkly by an ominous cloud

Raw repentant vacant eyes
Glisten with the mist of death
Too far gone, the mind is shrieking lies
The pain sung by the absent breath

Aching thoughts are whispered ‘round
The clutter that is shattered truth
And beating drums carry forth the rage
Replacing the innocence of youth

Sapped of strength and will to cry
I kneel before the end of time
As the shinning and naked sky
Dissolves all that is left of mine